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by the rise and fall of jesse jackson, jr., and that's where we're going to start. the former illinois democratic congressman is going to prison. today he pleaded guilty to taking $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use. items such as a $43,000 rolex, fur capes, and memorabilia from michael jackson and bruce lee. the list goes on and most of it so ridiculous. outside of the courtroom, jackson said tell everybody back home i'm sorry. he could spend up to four years nine months in prison. he is scheduled to be sentenced on june 28th. so what happens to his snaet >> next tuesday voters will go to the poll to select his replacement. it is a primary so the democratic candidate is likely to be a shoe in. the super pac spending a reported $2 billion to defeat debbie halvorson. here is one of the adds. >> halvorson received an a-plus rating from the nra. debbie halvorson's record more guns in the hands of criminals. >> halvorson who lost to jackson in last year's primary says it's ridiculous that bloomberg is trying to buy the race. she posted that quote . . . and we're g
on on the republican party. and then david jackson will be joining us from the white house to tell us why white house. >> reporter: s are all upset today -- why. >> reporter: s the republican party has found their savior. she's going to save them. >> on this tuesday other headlines making news, burger king had itself a whopper of a problem yesterday. the fast food chain's twitter account got hacked and made the company look like it had been bought by mcdonald's. then tweeted several obscene and ridiculous items before twitter suspended the account. mcdonald's tweeted it had emphasized with the competitor and assured the public it had nothing to do with the hacking. burger king has yet to release a statement. they're staying silent. >> it was pretty ridiculous. and i don't know how it went on for as long as it did. i mean it was a span of a couple of hours yesterday. i mean you would think that -- publications had time to write stories about the fact that mcdonald's -- that burger burger king's account had been hacked. so in the time it knock for that to happen, they couldn't get it to stop. >> hillar
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the democratic primary in the special election held for jesse jackson jr's old house seat yesterday. she beat debbie halvorson 52-25. kelley thanked supporters and acknowledged how big an issue gun control was in her victory. >> you sent a message that was heard around our state, and across the nation. >> that's right! [ cheers ] >> a message that tells the nra that their days of holding our country hostage are coming to an end. [ cheers and applause ] >> michael: with me again tonight is james warren of "the new york daily news," who has been covering this story. jim, you can't get enough of the war room can you? >> better now that you see my ugly face than last night just hearing my terrible not even fit for talk radio voice. >> michael: listen halvorson allewded to the $2.2 million that bloomberg's super pac spent on the case. how big of impact was that? >> absolutely. first of all it was probably more than that. in a very short special election primary with a fragmented field, there ultimately were 15 candidates yesterday, all of them with very little money, to have this
, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. >> jennifer: we're back inside "the war room." i'm jennifer granholm. the g.o.p.-controlled judiciary committee of the house kicked off immigration hearings today. at issue was the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are residing in the u.s. republicans who lost big with latinos in november know they've got to pass some reform to make them look more inclusive. but judicialary committee chairman bob good dlatte didn't sound like he was in any kind of rush. >> i think everyone yeses that our nation's immigration system is in desperate need of repair. and it is not working as efficiently and fairly as it should be. the american people and members of congress have a lot of questions about about our legal immigration system should work and lots of questions go why our immigration laws haven't always been sufficiently enforceed. >> jennifer: democrats like our next guest illinois congressman luis gutierrez are pushing for a swift path
. j.r. jackson is going to takes from here. >> we brought in our producer with the "young turks," and kim from nerd news alert. she has a lot to say about our gaming issue second, and this issue. she's really going to show off some skills. first of all let's get to the horse meat situation. this is the question. is that going to be a problem for you going to get your cranberry sauce? there might be a couple lines of horse meat here. >> i remember having this conversation with cenk a couple months ago. he loves the meatballs there. i think the food is gross. i think you should get your furniture at ikea, but not your food. >> a lot of times you eat something and don't know what's in it. as soon as you find out your brain gets to you. >> there's a problem of miss labeling food. horse is acceptable to eat in canada, europe and asia, and horse meat is produced in eastern europe, which is where i'm guessing a lot of this had came from, because it's a cheaper filler. >> ikea is a swedish furniture store. i looked up a couple of things that this country is well known for. if you're eat
that guy. and and finally to the campaign front republicans uphill battle to win jesse jackson jr.'s seat could be a lot more challenging now that convicted felon is on the way to winning the party's nomination. paul mckinley has a slim 35-vote lead in the republican primary. he said he's putting ex-offenders back to work. i doubt chicago voters will do the same for him. coming up, we've been up to our ears in a sequester going for a month now. we'll take a final pre-deadline plunge with mike tomasky of null "newsweek" daily beast right after the break and plus they are the moments that changed america. and author taylor branch knows them well. he joins us. the march goes on. "the war room" on a thursday. we'll be right back. the bar harbor bake is really worth trying. [ male announcer ] get more during red lobster's lobsterfest. with the year's largest selection of mouth-watering lobster entrees. like our delicious lobster lover's dream, featuring two kinds of succulent lobster tails. or our savory, new grilled maine lobster and lobster tacos. it's ba
and i gotta tell you victoria jackson's career is turning over in its grave. the middle east has ruptured into an explosion of conflict and violence. or, as they call it, tuesday. today is the birthday of erykah badu, johnny cash would have been 81 today. today is also the 211th birthday of victor hugo. author of "les miz" and never could he image than one day his noel would be an oscar winning film featuring our finest american and australian actors playing french people with british accents. this is "viewpoint." >> john: i'm john fuglesang. thank you for joining us tonight. it can mean to isolate or hideaway, to seize, withdraw or to hold but if you can believe president obama it might just be the worst word in our political lexicon today. >> obama: that's a pretty bad name sequester. but the effects are even worse than the name. >> john: according to the white house the effects of the $85 billion in budget cuts that kick in friday, the sequester could cost 3/4 of a million jobs over the next year alone you why for starters. design a series of across-the-board cuts, it will hac
l. jackson wears it backwards. why can't dan? >> exactly. >> maybe it's the same person. >> turn it back around. >> bill: and then there is cyprian boulding. what's he wearing today? does he have his redskins hat on again? >> no. not after the super bowl. he is going to get a little bit of a grace period, i think, in between seasons. >> yeah. maybe he will start wearing his national gear now that we are close to baseball season. >> bill: so yesterday, a lot going on here in washington, d.c. the president started his day at the prayer breakfast, which he saluted as a grand tradition. i have some other thoughts about that. but the president saluted it as a grand tradition for politicians here in washington, d.c. >> says something being it but every year in times of triumph and in tragedy n calm and in crisis we come together not as democrats or republicans but as brothers and sisters and as children of god. >> bill: and the president pointed out, you know that ol' story about the christians who walk out of church and start stabbing each other in th
rep jesse jackson, jr. she won a primary election in chicago helped by some support from new york city mayo michael bloomberg. the district has long been dominated by democrats. i will know will hold a general election april 9th. senator marco rubio is courting wall street. politico is reporting the g.o.p. senator has recently met with high-finance execs including goldman sachs bar c.i.a.s, blackstone and kkr. more bill press coming up after the break. stay with us. people with sore throats have something new to say. ahh ! mmm ! ahh ! finally, there's cepacol sensations. serious sore throat medicine seriously great taste. plus the medicine lasts long after the lozenge is gone. ahh ! mmm ! cepacol sensations. 13450uz broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv this is "the bill press show." >> pat robertson says, watch out for demons. demons that could be attached on the sweater you buy at a thrift store. never thought about that. did you? good morning. good morning, everybody. it is wednesday, february 27th. great to see you today
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